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Carl Macauley and Gary Martindale agree new deals with Witton Albion

Witton Albion Carl Macauley and Martindale

Witton Albion boss Carl Macauley and his number two Gary Martindale are staying on to guide the Northern Premier League club when football returns.

The duo, pictured, penned new two year deals at Wincham Park over the weekend, only days after the NPL Premier Division club announced a new six year groundshare agreement at their home with tenants Northwich Victoria.

As reported in Sunday’s NLP, the North West Counties Vics are extending their stay to the end of season 2025/26. Witton Albion also flatly denied any suggestion of a merger, chairman John Salmon confirming the move was solely a business decision.

Macauley returned to the club as manager in October 2015, having previously spent two successful years as a player at Wincham Park between 1994 and 1996.

The duo had worked together at Vauxhall Motors and Marine before teaming up Wincham Park and masterminding the club’s return to the NPL’s top flight in 2017 via the play-offs.

Salmon told fans: “I have been in discussions with the management team and have been extremely impressed with the way Carl and Gary have coped with the poor hand they were dealt with at the beginning of the season.

“I am delighted to inform you that they have agreed to extend their contracts for a period of two years taking us to May 2022.”

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